Merrimack's Raice Szott named a finalist for the Hockey Humanitarian Award
Merrimack senior Raice Szott was named one of five finalists for the 2024 Hockey Humanitarian Award, presented annually at the men's Frozen Four.
From the HHA Release:
Szott has developed, coordinated and participated in several events and initiatives that exemplify Merrimack’s mission to engage and support the community. Szott launched the Merrimack College Women’s Hockey Community Service Committee, which has led to several volunteer and fundraising opportunities in the Merrimack Valley. She has coordinated fundraisers to support local nonprofits, including first responders and the Ellie Fund, a local foundation that assists men and women suffering from breast cancer. Szott has coordinated volunteers for Merrimack’s Relay For Life, local girls’ hockey programs and after-school programs at local elementary schools. In addition, Szott oversaw logistics for a number of events, including: a teddy bear toss at a Merrimack College women’s ice hockey home game to benefit Toys for Tots; multiple Skating Strides games for the Ellie Fund; and a team event for the school’s “Relay for Life Walk” this coming April. Szott also created a program dedicated to teaching and mentoring young girls to help them build confidence through ice skating and hockey.
The award will be presented for the 29th time on April 12 in Saint Paul, Minn. as part of the same ceremony for the Hobey Baker Award winner and the announcement of the All-Americans.
The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation will make a donation to the charity most important to each of the five finalists.